Marblehead resident Molly Williams was named the first executive director of Marblehead for Teens, a nonprofit established to empower teens to take actions that lead to positive development. Williams served in development roles at the Malden YMCA, North Cambridge Catholic High School and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Williams will lead the organization’s effort to open a brand-new teen center in Marblehead as early as November.
Beverly resident Brian Murphy
was named the 2012-2013 president of the Beverly Rotary Club. Murphy has been a member of the club since 2001 and has served on many of its committees, including the board of directors. Murphy is a 2011 recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award. In addition to Rotary, Murphy served as a Beverly Youth Hockey coach and on the team’s board of directors and coached several other youth sports. Murphy serves as the president of the St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Church. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.
was named the vice president, commercial loan officer at Beverly Cooperative Bank. Most recently, Kuchar was vice president, commercial lender at People’s United Bank in North Andover. Kuchar received a Bachelor of Science from Salem State College and an Associate of Science from Northern Essex Community College. He is the head hockey coach at Amesbury High School, serves on the committee for the Lazarus House Golf Tournament, and serves on the board of directors of Drew’s Team Inc. in Salem, N.H. Beverly Cooperative Bank has three branches in Beverly and one in Salem.
The Beverly Cultural Council selected the following new members: Garrett Brown, a singer and songwriter and barista at the Atomic Cafe, and Barbara Broudo, director of archives and museum at Endicott College, who recently received the Fellow Award from the Costume Society of America. Also, Bea Modisett, gallery director and studio manager of Porter Mill and BCC member since 2011, was selected to co-chair the BCC, along with Gail Eaton , who has served on the BCC since 2009. The BCC works to support programs that promote access, education, diversity and excellence in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in the community.